Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton and Councilwomen Thelda Williams and Debra Stark started the process to take legal action against pharmaceutical companies and distributors on Tuesday. They say those groups helped create the national opioid epidemic.
It was a good night for Maricopa County school districts with bond and override questions on the ballot. All of the funding initiatives here passed, according to initial results released by the recorder’s office.
Arizona and the Mexican state of Sonora have built a strong relationship during their current administrations, known as "The Megaregion." But next year’s elections in both states endanger their political and economical ties.
A new study authored by Chris Segrin, professor and department head of the University of Arizona Department of Communication, shows that poor social skills were also predictive of poorer physical health.
Hildale, one of the cities that is home to a polygamous sect on the Utah-Arizona border, just had a historic election. Unofficial election results Tuesday night showed for the first time ever, non-church members won all the available seats — and the town elected a woman as its mayor.
“What I’ve seen here is kind of a relief on their faces,” said Pinal County Sheriff Mark Lamb. “Immediately, they’re amongst people now that they have a common ground with them. They have a brotherhood with them and they can kind of help each other out.”
Nonprofits — from Big Brothers and Big Sisters of America to local animals shelters and food kitchens — can have a big impact on the communities they serve. But a new study that looks at their boards shows that they have a privilege problem.
President Donald Trump’s pick to lead the Homeland Security Department faces her first confirmation hearing on Wednesday. Among the questions expected for Kirstjen Nielsen: what will she do with the limbo status of 57,000 Hondurans left with an uncertain future?